The 39 year old was given a 12 year ban from the sport by the World Professional Billiards How to play pool like a pro and Snooker Association after being found guilty of match fixing. The charge comes just days before the second part of his appeal against the ban is due to begin.
Narrow win for Dhruv Sitwala in CCI Classic Billiards and Snooker Tournament - Sports
Dhruv Sitwala Sitwala, of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board, surged to his third straight win in the group with a hard fought 454-418 victory over Karnataka-based cueist Venkatesham in the two-hour format contest that was crucial to his progress in the competition. Former Railways champion Siddharth Parikh registered back-to-back wins by prevailing over former world professional No. 7 Nalin Patel and Maharashtra state selection junior champion Jaiveer Dhingra of ONGC in Group A.